Matthew Binford

PhD student, Journalism

Matt Binford is a first year PhD student specializing in journalism and political communications. His research interests typically focus around knowledge gain and retention from nontraditional news sources. Matt’s secondary research interests include looking at how aspects of production impact audience perceptions of media content.

Prior to attending Grady, Matt worked in the music industry doing video for award shows and popular musicians including Twenty One Pilots, Weird Al Yankovic, and Sara Bareilles. Additionally, he worked for a year teaching basic journalism classes at Middle Tennessee State University.

Educational Background

M.S. in Mass Communications, Middle Tennessee State University

B.A. in Electronic Media Communications, Middle Tennessee State University